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100th ANNIVERSARY PIONEER FLOUR MILLS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 1851-1951.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1951

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023140

Condition: Very Good


D.j.e (repaired, missing small piece on spine), 93 pp., photos. Chronological history of the firm and San Antionio with period photos. The history of Carl Hilmar Guenther, his wife, and the founding of Pioneer Flour Mills on the San Antonio River. View more info

THE ALAMO: ALTAR OF TEXAS LIBERTY

By: Chabot, Frederick C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Naylor: 1931

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023166

Condition: Very Good


Two color beige pictorial paper covers, 141 pp. with (21) illus. & rare maps, appendix, notes. Name on front, some soil, wear on edges. Rare history not to be confused with the popular Mission Fortress work. Includes biographies of Crocket, Bowie, Milam, Bonham, Travis, Deaf Smith, John W. Smith, and Samuel Maverick. List of relics and pictures in the Alamo, Battle of San Jacinto, Capture of Bexar. The seige of Bexar in 1835 was the forerunner to the storming of the Alamo in 1836. Very scarce View more info

THE TEXAS NAVY.

By: Devereaux, Linda Ericson.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nacogdoches, Ericson Bks.: 1983

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022985

Condition: Very Good


Original paper covers & the text has been disbound & placed in a notebook, 143 pp., index. Copies of sketches of vessels by Schiwetz and others, muster rolls, Navy service records, officers. Good work on the Texas Navy. View more info

FORT WORTH IN THE CIVIL WAR.

By: Farber, James.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Belton, Peter Hansbrough Bell Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023227

Condition: Very Good


Stiff decorated paper covers (name on front), 58 pp., illus. Owner name stamp on cover. First published in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, a nice work on the activities affecting Fort Worth from 1860-1865. View more info

PIONEER TEXAS BUILDINGS.

By: Heimsath, Clovis.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin, Univ. Of Tx.: 1968

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023108

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 158 pp., photos, map. Photos of early Texas houses used to show the geometry of the houses, with very little text. View more info

TRAILS TO TEXAS. Southern Roots of Western Cattle Ranching.

By: Jordan, Terry G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lincoln, U. Nebraska: 1981

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022047

Condition: Fine


D.j., 220 pp., maps, photos, index. Study of open-range cattle herding, tracing its heritage back to colonial South Carolina. Very fine work which has quickly become scarce. View more info

"PIDGE". A TEXAS RANGER FROM VIRGINIA.

By: Parsons, Chuck.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wolfe City, Hennington Pub. Co.: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023035

Condition: Fine


Cream colored leatherette, 147 pp., photos, index. #491 of 500c, SIGNED. Life & letters of Lt. T.C. Robinson, Washington Cty. Volunteer Militia Co. A. McNelly's invasion of Mexico; Sutton-Taylor Feud. View more info

THE COMANCHE BARRIER TO SOUTH PLAINS SETTLEMENT.

By: Richardson, Rupert N. Ed. By Kenneth R. Jacobs

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press: 1996

Inventory Number: 023043

Condition: Fine


Decorated red cloth, 260 pp., photos, illus. by Barbara Whitehead, index. Reprint of the revised edition with13,000 words deleted from the original edition & 11 photos made between 1869-1875 by William S. Soule while post photographer at Ft. Sill. New introd. by A.C.Greene. One of Fifty Best Books on Texas.. View more info

THE FRANCKLYN LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY. A Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957.

By: Sheffy, Lester Fields.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Austin, Univ. Of Texas: 1963

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023221

Condition: Fine


D.j., 402 pp., illus., maps, index. History of one of the largest and earliest of the big Texas cattle ranches. Basic Tx. Bks #183-"One of the best accounts of international corporate development of Texas lands. The fullest book on ranching." View more info

STARRING TEXAS, Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas, June 6-Nov. 29, 1936

By: Texas Centennial Celebrations

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas Centennial Celebrations: 1936

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023105

Condition: Fine


Paper covers with photos, illustrations, & some text on one side with a keyed map of the Exposition (the State Fair grounds) on the reverse. 4" x 9" folded opens to an 18" x 24" map. View more info

THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS. The Story of A Song.

By: Turner, Martha Anne.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, TWP: 1971

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 023084

Condition: Fine


Southwestern Studies #31-- Stiff paper covers, 19 pp. plus music & photos. The history of the song and several versions of the song and the music for it. View more info